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Brian Dijkema

Program Director, Work & Economics

 
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Reducing poverty in Alberta with gambling profits
REPORT July 16th

The Alberta government gains $1.4 billion in revenue from gambling, treated the same way income tax dollars are. The problem comes when we consider how those gambling dollars are generated, and how they disproportionately burden the poor.

Curious? Listen in as Brian Dijkema, vice-president of external affairs at Cardus, joins the Danielle Smith Show to break down the problem.

Government gambling revenue comes disproportionately from people on low incomes
REPORT July 16th

Preston Mulligan speaks with Brian Dijkema, co-author of the report "Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, Atlantic Canada."

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